Two Newcastle Super Fans were lost on July 17th, 2014. John Alder & Liam Sweeney were on board of MH-17, the plane that was shot down over Ukraine. They were just two of the 298 souls lost on that day.
During the first game of the season on August 16th, 2014; Newcastle hosted Manchester City. In tribute; his fellow Newcastle and even some Manchester City fans joined in a minute long clapping session. You can see how loud the Magpies and Citizens made St. James’ Park on that day:
Sometimes sports does it right.